Russian pronouns

У тебя есть c cобой деньги? - Why can't we use “с тобой” instead of "с собой"?

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Hi, in the question: У тебя есть c cобой деньги? why can't we use “с тобой” instead of "с собой"? Could you please explain to me? Thank you....

Nominative and Accusative Case of the Pronoun оно

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I am used to thinking that neuter substantives in ALL IndoEuropean languages have identical forms in the nominative and accusatve. How does it happen that the accusative of оно...

Difference between "куда-то" and "куда-нибудь"

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Hi, I’d like to know what’s the difference between Куда-то vs куда-нибудь ? Could it be ok to ask : Вы едете Куда-то на новогодние праздник? Thanks, Silvia ...

Personal and Possessive Pronouns: Beginner Level

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Dear Russian learners! Today you are going to revise Russian personal and possessive pronouns in different cases. Good luck! [mtouchquiz 15] ...

Pronouns оба and обе

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Did you know that the pronouns оба and  обе mean "both"? We use оба when there are two men or a man and a woman or two objects of masculine gender....

Russian Possessive Pronouns

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Did you know that the Russian position pronouns eё (her), его (his, its) and их cannot be declined. You don't have to add an н to them before prepositions. For example, ...

Difference between всякий, каждый and любой

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Did you know that we have 3 words with similar meanings in the Russian language, всякий, каждый and любой? Всякий means "all sorts of", каждый means "every, each" and любой...

Russian Pronoun кое

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Did you know that the Russian pronoun кое is used when one knows what he (she) is talking about, but does not want to mention it for some reason (it...

Difference between несколько and некоторые

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Did you know that the Russian words несколько and некоторые are used in different situations? Несколько means "some" as a small quantity, некоторые means "several" (not a quantity, but a description)...

Russian pronouns with a preposition "обо"

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Did you know that with Russian pronouns in Prepositional case that start with мн- and вс- we use the preposition обо, not о? For example, Вы говорите обо мне? Are you talking...

Position of pronouns in Russian

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In English an object pronoun always follows a verb, and in Spanish it always precedes the verb. It seems like there is no rule for that in Russian. For...

How to choose between ты and вы

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Do you know that you can address a single person using two different pronouns ты and вы? Вы is a formal way, ты - informal. Here are few tips how...